Sanjib Pohit

Sanjib Pohit

Professor
Sanjib Pohit is a Professor at NCAER. He is an experienced modeler in the area of trade and environment with 20 years of modelling experience. His domain of research experience includes science and technology policies, institutional economics, transport economics, input-output models, FDI, informal trade, automobile industry, and South Asian integration. Previously, he held position at CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies as Professor AcSIR & Senior Principal Scientist. He has served as members of several committees of Government of India including climate Change Modelling group of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. He was educated at Indian Statistical Institute.

JOURNAL I Routledge
Quantifying the Transport, Regulatory and Other Costs of Exporting through Petrapole Land Port
Journal of land ports and border economy
S Pohit
2022

JOURNAL  | ADBI Working Paper Series
Role of Policy Interventions in Limiting Emission from Vehicles in Delhi, 2020-2030
S Pohit
2021

JOURNAL I Review of Development and Change
Agricultural Growth Diagnostics: Identifying the Binding Constraints and Policy Remedies for Bihar, (India)
S Pohit
2021

Working Paper I NCAER
The Agricultural Growth Diagnostics for Bihar (India): Identifying the Binding Constraints and Policy Remedies
S Pohit
2021

JOURNAL I Foreign Trade Review
Measuring Export Related Port Logistics in India: An Attempt to Rank Major Ports S Pohit
S Pohit
2021

JOURNAL  I Sage
The US-China Trade War: Impact on India and other Asian regions
Journal of Asian Economic Integration
S Pohit | Rajesh Chadha | Devendra Pratap
2021

 

Report I NCAER
Livelihood and Health challenges of riverine communities of the River Ganga
S Pohit | Soumi Roy Chowdhuri | D.B. Gupta | Rishabh Singh | Mohit Pandey
July 2020

Report I NCAER
Performance of Indian Food Products Industry: A Study of Structure, Innovation and Growth, 2000 – 2010
S Pohit | Pradip Biswas| Parthasarathi Banerjee| Prateek Kukreja| Arundhati Choudhury
2016

JOURNAL I Artha Vijnana
India’s Biodiesel Programme: A Pathway for Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Employment Generation and Inclusiveness
S Pohit
2021

JOURNAL I Economic & Political Weekly
Garnering the Fiscal Stimulus A Bargaining Game
S Pohit
2021

JOURNAL I South Asia Economic Journal
Anatomy of Non-tariff Barriers in India–Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement: An Empirical Investigation
S Pohit
2020

JOURNAL I Anvesak
Agricultural Growth Inquiry in Bihar: Growth Patterns and Determinants
S Pohit
2019

JOURNAL I Geography and You
Developing Self-sufficiency in Energy Production
S Pohit
2018

JOURNAL I Geography and You
Mission India: Energy Security
S Pohit
2017

PAPER I Energy Policy
Recycling Carbon Tax for inclusive Green Growth: A CGE analysis of India
S Pohit
2020

PAPER I Journal of Asian Economic Integration
Survey of Literature on Measuring Logistics Cost: A Developing Country’s Perspective
S Pohit
2019

Working PaperI NCAER
The US-China Trade War: Impact on India and Its Policy Choices
S Pohit | Rajesh Chadha | Devendra Pratap
2019

Working Paper I NCAER
A New Approach to Nowcasting Indian Gross Value Added
S Pohit | Soumya Bhadury | Robert C.M. Beyer
2018

Policy Brief No. 3 I NCAER
Identifying Binding Constraints to Agricultural Growth in Bihar
S Pohit
November 2019

Policy Brief No. 2 I NCAER
Sources of Crop Output Growth in Bihar: Implications for Policy Interventions
S Pohit
November 2019

Policy Brief No. 1 I NCAER
Growth and Structural Transformation of Agriculture in Bihar
S Pohit
November 2019

Policy Brief No. 3 I NCAER
Quantifying India’s Logistics Costs
S Pohit
September 2019

Policy Brief No.2 I NCAER
India’s Transportation Performance Index
S Pohit
September 2019

Policy Brief No. 1 I NCAER
Perceptions of Key Logistics Players
S Pohit
September 2019

Paper | NCAER
Impediments to India-Nepal Overland Trade: Logistics Issues and Policy Message, Journal of Borderlands Studies
Sanjib Pohit
November 2016

Journal| Turkish EconomicReview, vol 3, issue 3
FDI in R&D in India: An Introspection
Sanjib Pohit and P. Biswas
September 2016

Journal | Margin—The Journal of Applied Economic Research
Trade and Distributional Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops in India: A CGE Analysis 
Sanjib Pohit
2016

Journal | Science, Technology and Development
Role of Productivity and Technical Change in India’s Growth: An Input-Output Approach
Sanjib Pohit
2015

Book Chapter| Complementarities of India–Russia Economic Relations: Present Status and Future Prospects
Current Issues in International Trade: Methodologies and Development- Implications for the World Economy
Nova Publisher, New York, USA
Sanjib Pohit
2014

Book Chapter | Constructing Trade Barrier Index for Selected Countries of South Asia
Current Issues in International Trade: Methodologies and Development- Implications for the World Economy
Nova Publisher, New York, USA
Sanjib Pohit
2014

Book Chapter | Complementarity and Potentials of High Technology Trade, Technology and Skills Transfers between India-Russia
Socio Economic and Technological Innovation Mechanism and Institutions
Narosa Publishing house
Sanjib Pohit
2014

Journal | Journal of Regional Development and Planning
Environmentally Extended Social Accounting Matrix For Climate Change Policy Analysis For India 
Sanjib Pohit
2014

Journal | Energy Policy
What ails India’s Biodiesel Programme 
Sanjib Pohit
2013

Journal | Economic Systems Research
Social Accounting Matrix for India 
Sanjib Pohit
2012

Journal | South Asia Economic Journal
High Technology Merchandise Exports: Where does India Stand? 
Sanjib Pohit
2012

Journal | South Asia Working Paper Series
Economy-Wide Impacts of Biodiesel Production and Use in India: A Computable General Equilibrium Model Assessment 
Sanjib Pohit
2011

Journal | Biofuels
Incentive structure of India’s Biofuel programs: status, shortcomings and implications 
Sanjib Pohit
2011

Journal | Climate Change
An assessment of the potential impact of climate change on Flood risk in Mumbai 
Sanjib Pohit
2011

Journal| OECD Environment Working Paper
Flood Risks, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Benefits in Mumbai: An Initial Assessment of Socio-Economic Consequences of Present and Climate Change Induced Flood Risks and of Possible Adaptation Options
Sanjib Pohit
2010

Journal | Energy Policy
Pricing model for biodiesel feedstock: A case study of Chhattisgarh in India 
Sanjib Pohit
2010

Journal | Energy Policy
Biodiesel from Jatropha: Can India meet the 20 percent Blending Target?
Sanjib Pohit
2010

Journal | Energy Policy
International experiences of ethanol as transport fuel: Policy implications for India 
Sanjib Pohit
2009

Book Chapter | Welfare Gains from Regional Economic Integration in Asia: ASEAN 3 or EAS
Asia’s New Regionalism & Global Role – Agenda for the East Asia Summit
RIS, India and ISEAS, Singapore
Sanjib Pohit
2008

Journal | Economic & Political Weekly
Role of Economic Instruments in Mitigating Carbon Emissions: An Indian Perspective 
Sanjib Pohit
2007

JOURNAL  | Journal of Borderlands Studies
Quantifying the Transport, Regulatory and Other Costs of Indian Overland Exports to Bangladesh 
Sanjib Pohit
2006

Journal | The World Economy
Quantifying the Transport, Regulatory and Other Costs of Indian Overland Exports to Bangladesh 
Sanjib Pohit
2006

Journal | Artha Vijnana
India-Nepal Informal Trade: Estimation & Qualitative Assessment 
Sanjib Pohit
2006

Book Chapter | Informal Trade in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
Economic Development in South Asia 
Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited
Sanjib Pohit
2005

Book Chapter | Implications of Economic Cooperation among JACIK Countries: A CGE Modelling Approach
Towards an Asian Economic Community: Vision of a New Asia 
RIS, India and ISEAS, Singapore
Sanjib Pohit
2004

Journal | The World Economy
India’s Informal Trade with Bangladesh: A Qualitative Assessment 
Sanjib Pohit
2003

Book Chapter | Recession, COVID-19, and Aftermath: A Macroview, 2020
COVID-19: Challenges for the Indian Economy – Trade and Foreign Policy Effects Trade and Foreign
Sanjib Pohit
2020

Book Chapter | Innovation Strategies in Indian Textile Sector: A case study of Surat Textile Cluster Policy Perspectives on innovation and Sustainable Development
Sanjib Pohit
2017

Book Chapter | Bamboo Industry in North-Eastern Region: Trends Emerging from Survey
Policy Perspectives on innovation and Sustainable Development
Sanjib Pohit
2017

Book | Springer
India-Pakistan Trade Relations: An Introduction
Pohit, S. | Nisha Taneja
2014

Book Chapter | Complementarities of India–Russia Economic Relations: Present Status and Future Prospects
International Trade: Methodologies and Development- Implications for the World Economy
Nova Publisher, New York, USA
Sanjib Pohit
2014

Co-author | IIMC & CSIR-NISTADS, Delhi, India
Impacts of Potato & Mentha Oil Futures on the Commodity Ecosystem
Sanjib Pohit
2013

Co-editor | Cambridge University Press, Delhi, India
India Science & Technology, volume 2
Sanjib Pohit
2013

Co-author | CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation, Jaipur, India
Investment Policy in India- An Agenda for Action
Sanjib Pohit
2003

Co-author | CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation, Jaipur, India
Investment Policies in Select Large Emerging Markets
Sanjib Pohit
2003

Co-author | CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation, Jaipur, India
Investment Policy in India- Performance & Perceptions
Sanjib Pohit
2003

Co-author | CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation, Jaipur, India
Reorienting Competition Policy & Law in India
Sanjib Pohit
2002

Co-author | Michigan University Press, USA
The Impact of Trade and Domestic Policy Reforms in India: A CGE Modelling Approach
Sanjib Pohit
1998

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Nothing logical about logistics cost estimates
S Pohit
October 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Nothing logical about logistics cost estimates
S Pohit
September 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Polluting a river is a sin against it
S Pohit
September 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Daily Guardian
Replacing Kolkata trams with battery operated electric buses is a bad financial move
S Pohit
July 2022 | NCAER 

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Port logistics must improve to boost exports
S Pohit
April 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
BIMSTEC can boost ties with the East
S Pohit
April 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I Renewable Watch
Clearing the air
S Pohit
March 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Telegraph
Go Green, Calcutta
S Pohit
February 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I Orius (online)
The Real Buzz behind the Fizz—The Truth about Alcohol Consumption in India?
S Pohit
February 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I Renewable Watch
Mission 500 GW
S Pohit
January 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
How India can give a boost to biofuels
S Pohit
January 2022 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
E-buses not a great idea for India
S Pohit
December 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Why India always misses the innovation bus
S Pohit
December 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Climate justice to net-zero emission: A change in narrative
S Pohit
November 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Business Line
How to ease cross-border cargo movement
S Pohit
August 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Business Line
Controlling water pollution
S Pohit
June 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Counterview
Demise of Ayushman Bharat? Why healthcare privatization is no solution amidst Covid
S Pohit
June 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Not a Refined Process
S Pohit
April 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Do away with flaws in Energy Policy
S Pohit
April 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
A raw deal for small and marginal farmers
S Pohit
February 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Counterview
Neglect of small, marginal farmers:Why little space for livestock inIndia’s agri-budgets
S Pohit
January 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Counterview
Water pollution ‘failing’ to get right attention in India: Social scientists to blame?
S Pohit
January 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I Counterview
Reality check: Why ‘benefits’ highlighted in Farm Bills aren’t feasible to implement
S Pohit
January 2021 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
What of India’s‘Act East’ policy?
S Pohit
November 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
How exporters can crack the EU market
S Pohit
November 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Don’t ignore the plight of Divyangs
S Pohit
October 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Financial Express
Controlling emissions: Explicit carbon taxation needed, indirect taxation doesn’t help
S Pohit
September 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Transportation infrastructure needs a major push
S Pohit
August 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
How efficient are our roadways?
S Pohit
August 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
Disengaging the Indian economy from China
S Pohit
July 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Many ways to ease China out of the Indian economy
S Pohit
July 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Rethink logistics logically
S Pohit
June 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Financial Express
Coronavirus relief package: Covid Agri-reforms are half-baked
S Pohit
May 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Economic cost of the lockdown
S Pohit
April 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
No more shifting goalposts
S Pohit
March 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Financial Express
What ails India’s Free Trade Agreements?
S Pohit
March 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Financial Express
GST killing SMEs, major tax regime challenges need to be fixed
S Pohit
February 2020 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu Business Line
How to go about auctioning public assets
S Pohit
November 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Economic Times
Innovative’ model of idol immersion in Delhi that avoids the Yamuna. But are we still in murky waters?
S Pohit
October 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Indian Express
Bad Air, But How Bad
S Pohit
October 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
How to measure water needs
S Pohit
May 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Alternative farm strategy
S Pohit
April 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Repercussion of trade wars
S Pohit
March 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Hindu
Justice delayed is markets stymie
S Pohit
January 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
It’s not just about the ranking
S Pohit
January 2019 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Air pollution myths and realities
S Pohit
December 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
People-to-people links needed now
S Pohit
November 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I Business Standard
Doubling farmers’ income: Key concerns
S Pohit
October 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Major financial model for minor ports
S Pohit
October 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
An opportunity India must not miss
S Pohit
September 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Pioneer
Biofuel Sector: A Missed Opportunity
S Pohit
September 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Qrius
Push for solar energy: Is India on the right path?
S Pohit
March 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I The Qrius
GST: A small step towards easing overland logistics barriers
S Pohit
February 2018 | NCAER

OPINION I Ideas for India
Nowcasting the Indian economy: A new approach to know the now-GDP
S Pohit
January 2017 | NCAER

OPINION I Geography and You
Mission India: Energy Security 
S Pohit
February 2017 | NCAER

OPINION I BRICS: Science & Technology Enterprise Partnership
BRICS-Step: An Operational model (Co-author)
S Pohit
September 2016 | NCAER

OPINION I BRICS: Science & Technology Enterprise Partnership
BRICS-Step: Strategy and Positioning (Co-author)
S Pohit
September 2016 | NCAER

National conference on “COP27 Compass”
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Via Cisco WebEx
October 12, 2022

Workshop on “Decarbonization for Development: Towards a Shared Research Agenda for Emerging Economies”
Climateworks, Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta through Zoom
October 20-21, 2022

Presentation “Role of Policy Interventions in Limiting Emissions from vehicles in Delhi, 2020-30”
ADBI Virtual Workshop on Effective Greenhouse Gas Emission Control Policies
August 26, 2021

Discussant “Economic and Environmental Impacts of Dedicated Freight Corridors in India: Spatial Computable General Equilibrium (SCGE) Model”
ADBI Virtual Workshop on Effective Greenhouse Gas Emission Control Policies
August 26, 2021

Opportunities for Entrepreneurship and Employment Generation through Bio-diesel Production in India
16th International Entrepreneurship Forum (IEF) Conference Theme: Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Kathmandu, Nepal.
September, 2017

Lecture “Socio-Economic Impact Assessment: An Overview”, and “Defining Socio-Economic Features and Identifying Data Requirement,”
Workshop on Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of R&D Outcomes, CSIR-Human Resource Development Centre, Ghaziabad
April 26-28, 2017

Lecture on “Input –Output Models and Application,”
Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater NOIDA (UP)
April 15, 2017

Panellist for Special session on “Macro-Economic Impact of MGNREGA in India: An Analysis in CGE Modeling Framework”, 58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics , Guwahati
November 26, 2016

Presentation: “Economic Impact of South Asia Electricity Trade”, in SARI/EI Think Tank Forum India Meeting for South Asia Regional Cooperation, Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi
October 27, 2016

Presentation, “Modelling studies on greenhouse gas emissions and emission intensity of Indian economy,” finalization of India’s INDC position, meeting chaired by Secretary (EF&CC)
July 27, 2015

Lecture, “NSSO data from user’s perspectives and sgortcoming” National Workshop on Critical Issues in Indian Official Statistics in collaboration with Department of Economics, University of Kolkata,
March 13, 2015

Invited talk ,“Input-output & its applications” Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi,
February 3, 2015

Invited talk, “SAM,CGE & Applications” Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi,
February 6, 2015

Seminar, “Social Accounting Matrix: Concepts & Applications” Centre for International Trade & Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Invited talk, “Effectiveness of policy Instruments in limiting GHG emissions- A CGE Modelling Approach” Workshop on Economy of Tomorrow, organized by Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi
December 15, 2014

Presentation, “High Technology Export- Where does India stands” Workshop on Innovation for Inclusive Growth and Entrepreneurship Generation, organized by Punjab State Innovation Council,
July 23, 2014

Discussant, “Macro Models for Climate Change” Workshop on New Climate Economy: The Global commission on the Economy and Climate,” organized by ICRIER, Delhi.
April 14, 2014

Participation and presentation , “Meeting of the Indian Network of climate Change Assessment Advisory committee”, Ministry of Environment and Forest
March 19, 2014

Education

  • PhD Economics, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta, 1993
  • M.Stat Specialization: Quantitative Economics & Planning, ISI, Calcutta & New Delhi, 1985
  • B.Stat (H) ISI, 1983

Work Experience

  • November 2018-Present: Professor, NCAER
  • September 2016-October 2018: Senior Fellow, NCAER
  • August 2010-September 2016: Professor, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research and Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology, and Development Studies, New Delhi
  • April 2004-August 2010: Senior Fellow (Chief Economist), NCAER
  • 1992-2004: Principal Economist (2002-04), Senior Economist (1995-2002), Economist (1993-95), Consultant (1992-93)
  • May 1999-July 2000: Senior Fellow, ICRIER, New Delhi, India (on leave from NCAER)
  • Visiting Scholar: Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, Conference Board of Canada
  • Visiting Faculty: IIM Lucknow, MDI Gurgaon, IEG Delhi, NIDM, Jadavpur University
  • Alumni: Richard Coase Institute of Institutional Economics